Maria Susanna Fourie, 1787

Name
Maria Susanna /Fourie/
Name
Maria Susanna /Theron/
Type
married name
Baptism October 8, 1787 49 32 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 11 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 7 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in. The start of free trade was announced.

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 9 years)

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Death of a maternal grandfatherCharl du Plessis
July 31, 1797 (aged 9 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Marriage of a parentJohan Christiaan LamprechtMartha Sophia du PlessisView this family
August 16, 1801 (aged 13 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
MarriageCharl David Charles TheronView this family
May 17, 1807 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Charl David THERON (1848), MOOC 6/9/46 #9848, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSYY-H?mode=g&i=1358&cat=331262 image 1359/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 28 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 21 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 24 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 30 years)

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Death of a daughterMartha Sophia Magdalena Theron
1820 (aged 32 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p283, b4c5d6e4.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 32 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapma…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 37 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 47 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 56 years)

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Marriage of a childJohn Richard StearMaria Susanna TheronView this family
February 21, 1848 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p283, b4c5d6e7.
Citation details: Death notice: John Richard STEAR (1909), VAB MHG S3394, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-5HJ7?cat=195564 : accessed 10 Dec 2019
Citation details: Death notice: Mari Susanna TERON (1890), VAB MHG T242, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-J989-4?i=654&cat=195564 : accessed 12 Dec 2019
Citation details: Death notice: Mari Susanna TERON (1890), TAB O/5317, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-C3ZR-3?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-TMS%3A1590242346 : 14 February 2019), 007805510 > image 311 of 969; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 12 Dec 2019
Citation details: Marriage: John Richard STEAR and Maria Susanna THERON (1848), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-89HL-M?i=488&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Death of a husbandCharl David Charles Theron
November 25, 1848 (aged 61 years) Age: 64 years
Citation details: Death notice: Charl David THERON (1848), MOOC 6/9/46 #9848, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSYY-H?mode=g&i=1358&cat=331262 image 1359/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
Birth of a granddaughterMaria Susanna Stear
April 30, 1851 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Maria Susanna STEAR (1851-1939), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=2742055 : accessed 11 Dec 2019
Birth of a granddaughterBarbara Wilhelmina Stear
October 14, 1855 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Barbara Wilhelmina STEAR (1934), TAB MHG #86263, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSD-P4GL?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BYF%3A1590242847 : 16 December 2016), 007820965 > image 1784 of 2138; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Dec 2019
Citation details: Gravestone: Barbara Wilhelmina STEAR (1855-1934), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=2469263 : accessed 11 Dec 2019
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 71 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
Marriage of a granddaughterMarthinus Christoffel BothaMaria Susanna StearView this family
February 16, 1865 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Distribution account: Estate of Maria Susanna STEAR born THERON (1890), VAB MHG T242, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-J9D3-Q?i=657&cat=195564 : accessed 11 Dec 2019
Citation details: Botha, p377, b4c9d2e1f2g2.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 77 years)

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Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War.

Death of a sonJohannes Petrus Theron
November 6, 1874 (aged 87 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6e1.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 93 years)

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Death of a daughterMaria Susanna Theron
February 20, 1890 (aged 102 years) Age: 64 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p283, b4c5d6e7.
Citation details: Death notice: Mari Susanna TERON (1890), VAB MHG T242, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-J989-4?i=654&cat=195564 : accessed 12 Dec 2019
Citation details: Death notice: Mari Susanna TERON (1890), TAB O/5317, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-C3ZR-3?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-TMS%3A1590242346 : 14 February 2019), 007805510 > image 311 of 969; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 12 Dec 2019
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 113 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 114 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 114 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Trans…

The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 114 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 77 years)
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 79 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 85 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 93 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 98 years)
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.

Marriage of a granddaughterPetrus Hermanus PretoriusBarbara Wilhelmina StearView this family
February 15, 1904 (aged 116 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Barbara Wilhelmina STEAR (1934), TAB MHG #86263, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSD-P4GL?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BYF%3A1590242847 : 16 December 2016), 007820965 > image 1784 of 2138; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Dec 2019
Citation details: Pretorius, p390, b3c7d1e1f3g3.
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 116 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 118 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Death of a motherMartha Sophia du Plessis

Death
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